The Ritz-Carlton Montréal Hotel and Residence
Location: 1228 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, QuebecIn the city defined as “Canada’s Cultural Capital”, with a French-inspired joie de vivre lifestyle, Montréal passionately merges heritage with a flourishing arts scene and some of the world’s most renowned boutique hotels. It is easy for one to be mesmerized in the heart of Montréal’s Golden Square Mile amidst a très-chic shopping district with fine art galleries, scrumptious Quebecois dining, sporting events and many other cultural attractions. Adding to the old meets new elegance of the area is the luxury hotel; The Ritz-Carlton Montréal.
With $200 million worth of restoration, the hotel is sure to offer a luxurious experience of comfort when exploring the city of Montréal. It subliminally mixes the old with new by preserving and restoring the building’s façade and has redesigned its public spaces and rooms to offer the modernity of indulgence in a historic property. Marble fireplaces in many suites even date back to the original 1912 hotel, while the luxurious and modern finishes were added during the recent restoration.
The Ritz-Carlton was a recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award in October 2012, making it renowned as the only hotel in Quebec and one of just four in Canada to receive this designation.
The hotel offers 98 guest rooms and 31 suites, which includes The Royal Suite that occupies 4,7000 sq. feet, making it the largest hotel suite in Montréal. The high level of technology and state-of-the-art features will have you blown away in by ease of relaxation. Imagine walking into a dark hotel room that immediately activates the lights upon your entrance; the Ritz Carlton does just that. No need to scramble finding the light switch! Another high-tech feature that guests will experience entering their room or suite, is a state-of-the-art system that registers body heat and automatically activates the room for energy use. How much easier can comfort get!
During the restoration process, the Ritz-Carlton Montréal expanded and converted part of its historic building to accommodate a new residential wing, known as the Ritz-Carlton Residences. It now offers 45 exclusive residences for the socially and high-class minded of Montréal to reside at a renowned location while enjoying the comforts and services of a luxury hotel.
Hosting a meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Montréal is bound to make a statement. With state-of-the-art technology, stately meeting rooms flooded with natural light, catering services and hotel event planners working to accommodate the needs and preferences of every meeting or other social occasion, the functional spaces available are a sure hit. The hotel offers 11,000 sq. ft. of formal meeting spaces accommodations that can meetings for 12 people, larger meetings for 25 to 74 or a gala dinner for up to 350. For elegant galas and weddings, The Ritz-Carlton Montréal offers restored spaces such as the Oval Room (shown below), the Ritz and Carlton Rooms, as well as the Cold and Grey Rooms.
The Ritz-Carlton also pride fully makes a conscientious effort to conserve energy for example by using reclaimed-energy from the hotel’s kitchen to heat its rooftop saltwater pool as guests enjoy stunning views of the Montréal skyline.
The experience of fine dining is available right within the hotel, as internationally know Chef Daniel Boulud’s 130-seat restaurant “Maison Boulud” (shown below) is located inside the hotel. It offers an upscale atmosphere with an open-kitchen concept and two private dining rooms designed by innovative firm, Super Potato, known worldwide for their cutting edge restaurant and hotel designs. Unique to the Ritz-Carlton is Montréal’s most advanced kitchen as it is HACCP-certified and has the ability to prepare fully-kosher meals in a separate kosher kitchen.
Situated at the social centre of high-class culture in Montréal, the Ritz-Carlton is a beacon of refinement that elegantly attracts the discerning tastes of celebrities, business travellers, notable heads of state and artists.
Guests of the Ritz-Carlton Montréal have a wealth of amenities available at their fingertips, including: Dining at Maison Boulud, enjoying afternoon tea in the hotel’s impeccable garden, working out at the gym or lounging in the Palm Court (shown below).
Other amenities available at the hotel include: 24-hour Concierge service, Valet parking, Adapters for electronic devices and USB-chargers, Babysitting services, Salt-water swimming pool, Baggage assistance and luggage storage, 24-hour business centre, Laundry and dry-cleaning service, Shoe-shine service, Floral arrangements and delivery, Mini-bar, Ice-delivery service, In-room dining, In-room safe, Wi-fi Internet access, and On-demand movies.
Here is where the Ritz-Carlton is located:
Phone: (514) 842-4212
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